Temporary Job

Coordinator - Asset Preparation

Zoo Digital

London, United Kingdom 10-27-2021
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Coordinator - Asset Preparation

Location: London

Role Type: Temporary (12 months forecast)

Salary: dependent on experience

Welcome to ZOO Digital

We are partners to the biggest names in global entertainment. Our mission is to make their lives easier and help them share their stories with the world. Our services, solutions and technologies transform the world's most watched TV shows and movies into new formats and languages for international audiences to enjoy. Our clients include Disney, Netflix, HBO and Facebook.

This is an exciting opportunity to work at our award-winning company which is made up of some of the smartest thinkers in entertainment. We are looking to recruit a Asset Preparation Coordinator be seconded to work in the office/ remotely for a major studio within their subtitling, captioning and dubbing team


Working in dedicated Asset Preparation team, the Asset Prep Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of high quality, value-for-money TV and Feature master materials, working with internal and external vendors, in line with department standards. Demonstrating excellent customer focus and communication skills, the ability to multi-task and remain calm under pressure is essential.

• Raise accurate and timely orders to commission the creation and delivery of audio, video, timed text and creative metadata for specific titles across multiple languages, recognising unique requirements for each while ensuring creative consistency and cost control.
• Update and maintain records to reflect current delivery status of materials and specifications.
• Liaise with internal colleagues and clients to create schedules that are appropriate to the license start date, broadcast schedule or first availability date (FAD).
• Research Disney systems to establish available elements and request asset movements as directed and required.
• Raise accurate and timely purchase/work orders, process vendor invoices and resolve invoice queries.
• Manage the successful upload of assets in Jellyroll 3 and Mediator, and action delivery failures accordingly.
• Provide schedules to Vendors. Track the completion of projects using reporting tools.
• Action Rejections and recall notifications and update/replace materials as required.
• Management of workflow and tasks to be undertaken within agreed SLA timelines.
• Research and export metadata documentation from Wonderland and other Disney systems and accurately input into BOLT and any other Disney systems as required.
• Resolve metadata integrity issues across stakeholders.
Other General Activities
• Attend and contribute to: Team; Departmental; Cluster and communication meetings.
• Timely completion of bi-annual D-Achieve with Line Manager.
• Attend training sessions or action development plans as identified during D-Achieve.
• Coordinate representation of team within broader Company meetings as required.
• Work effectively with departmental colleagues and cross-functionally with other members of studio operations.
• Work with TWDC Accounts Payable to resolve Vendor billing issues.
• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external parties.
• Maintain a strong awareness of technical developments in the digital media space.
• Adhere to defined Studio Operations business processes, taking opportunities to improve.
• Drive to continually develop knowledge of the product slate, media types and the territories, including customers & market dynamics.
• Provide training for colleagues as required.
• Ensure other Departments are familiar with our role, and how to access relevant information.
• Participate in systems testing and contribute suggestions for workflow and systems improvement.
• Provide holiday and sickness cover for colleagues under the 'Buddy' scheme.


Experience and Professional Qualifications required:
• A minimum of two years' experience in TV Distribution/Post Production required
• Experience of File based and High Definition technology, New Media and electronic file delivery.
• Experience of Mastering QC analysis and corrective recommendations an advantage.
• Excellent project management skills and experience essential
• High level of computer literacy essential
• Good knowledge of SAP a great advantage
• Cognos reporting skills an advantage
• Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent

Competencies required:
• Stays current on business issues, industry trends, and technological advances
• Interacts well with people who have different backgrounds and work styles
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Listens and asks questions to ensure understanding.
• Conveys relevant information in a candid and timely manner
• Uses technology to facilitate better results
• Keeps commitments
• Ability to prioritise
• Demonstrates flexibility in response to changes
• Remains productive despite uncertainty
• Earns the trust and respect of colleagues, partners and customers
• Treats others with respect
• Supports productivity and morale of the team
Other information

We employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. Along with a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits which include:
• Pension scheme
• 25 days holiday
• Staff Socials

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rej548-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Zoo Digital

Since 2001, we showcase, localize and distribute the movies and TV shows the world wants to see. All powered by awesomeness. We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere. Securely and efficiently. We combine our world-class cloud technology with amazing client teams in the UK and US, some of the most talented in-territory translators in the industry and a growing network of trusted local partners - to deliver awesome results for our clients.